October 2018

Locking 101

Along The Great Loop there are over 150 locks which help vessels move up and down river where dams were put in. The US Army Corps of Engineers manages almost all of these locks and they operate 24/7. Commercial vessels (ex. tows) have priority over pleasure craft. It is not uncommon for pleasure craft to …

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AGLCA Rendezvous

We spent the past week at Joe Wheeler State Park near Rogersville, AL. Each fall the America’s Great Loop Cruising Association (AGLCA) hosts an event for those members interested in or who are currently traveling The Great Loop. This year ~ 250 people attended, half planning and half already on The Loop. There are all …

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Chattanooga – Worth It

We decided to travel the extra 200 or so miles up the Tennessee River to Chattanooga and it was absolutely worth it. After you pass through a very industrial section of the river the river then takes many twists and turns through a beautiful gorge. Unfortunately we were a bit early to see the leaves …

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